96% of JCG seniors graduated from High School in the 2021-22 school year.
Through a one-credit high school elective, CYC career specialists keep at-risk students, including foster care youth, in school and on the path to employment, college enrollment or enlistment in the military. Students are taught 37 critical core competencies including:
Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates (JCG) is dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment.
In more than three decades of operation, JCG has delivered consistent,
compelling results – helping young people stay in school through graduation,
pursue post-secondary education or training and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities. Through classroom facilitation, Project-based Learning and Work Experience Opportunities students are taught 37 core competencies in the following cluster areas:
Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates is a credited in-school elective class preparing students for life after high school. JCG is a local chapter of the statewide Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates program (JOG) and the national Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). Along with core competency training, JCG facilitates a student-lead Career Association with the following goals: